Tomatoes, thyme and garlic cooked with the salmon create a wonderful combination of flavours. Serve with couscous or rice.

Makes 4 servings
Cooking time: 20


  • 4 cups  cherry tomatoes  1 L
  • 2 tsp  chopped fresh thyme or dill (or ½ tsp /2 mL dried) 10 mL
  • 3  cloves garlic, minced  3
  • 2 tsp  olive or canola oil  10 mL
  • ¼ tsp  freshly ground pepper  1 mL
  • 4  salmon fillets (each 100 g)  4
  • 3 tbsp  fresh lemon juice  45 mL 


  1. In bowl, combine tomatoes, thyme, garlic, oil and pepper. Spray baking dish with non-stick cooking spray. Spread tomato mixture in dish. Bake in 400º F (200º C) oven for 10 minutes.
  2. Add fish; bake for 10 minutes longer or until fish flakes easily with fork.
  3. Serve fish topped with tomato mixture. Drizzle with lemon juice. 


Canada’s Choice per Serving: ½ Carbohydrate, 3 Meat & Alternatives, 1 Fat

Recipe reprinted with permission from Canada’s 250 Essential Diabetes Recipes, Sharon Zeiler, Robert Rose Inc., 2011,

Nutritional Information

Per Serving
Calories 239
Total fat 14 g
Saturated fat 3 g
Sodium 64 mg
Carbohydrates 8 g
Fiber 2 g
Protein 21 g

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